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MAID OF THE LOCH IS A PROUD PART OF WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE’S HERITAGE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has offered his full support to team at the Maid of the Loch as they work to overcome a funding setback after the Heritage Lottery Fund pulled out of the project.

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CLYDEBANK POST COLUMN – 10 OCTOBER 2018

The beginning of autumn marks UK party conference season, and the political headlines from the Tory gathering have been dominated by images of the Prime Minister’s dodgy dance moves. It was desperate stuff from the PM who’s kidding on if … Continue reading

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DISAPPOINTMENT AT ‘DEVASTATING’ FUNDING BLOW FOR MAID OF THE LOCH

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has said a decision by the Heritage Lottery Fund not to approve funding for the Maid of the Loch restoration project is “devastating”. The Maid of the Loch, which has been moored at Balloch … Continue reading

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MARTIN BACKS NATIONAL FITNESS DAY AT GOLDENHILL PRIMARY SCHOOL

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has welcomed an increase in the number of West Dunbartonshire school pupils getting active following a visit to Goldenhill Primary to mark National Fitness Day. The MP for West Dunbartonshire pulled on his running shoes after being … Continue reading

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MARTIN COMPLETES HALF MARATHON FOR CARERS OF WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has completed the Scottish Half Marathon raising over £650 for local charity Carers of West Dunbartonshire. The MP for West Dunbartonshire undertook his first ever half marathon race on Sunday 23 September, completing the 13.1 miles course in 1 hour 57 minutes.

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WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE COMMUNITY GROUPS SHARE IN BIG LOTTERY CASH BOOST

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has congratulated three West Dunbartonshire community groups after they were successful in securing over £100,000 in grants from the Big Lottery Scotland Fund. In the latest round of Big Lottery funding announced for local good causes, Clydebank … Continue reading

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MARTIN SLAMS BOUNDARY COMMISSION PROPOSALS FOR WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE

Martin Docherty-Hughes, MP for West Dunbartonshire, has hit out at plans that would see the number of Scotland’s elected representatives at Westminster reduced by ten per cent. The Boundary Commission Review, which is redrawing parliamentary constituencies at Westminster, published its … Continue reading

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PARLIAMENTARY PRAISE FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF FAIFLEY ART GROUP

Martin Docherty-Hughes MP has lodged an Early Day Motion in parliament marking 30 years of Faifley Art Group. The Clydebank-based group of local artists has been praised in the House of Commons for inspiring people of all ages to learn … Continue reading

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